Guard Your Heart by Sue Divin

If you’re up to date with our posts, you’d know that my boyfriend bought me a subscription to Mr B’s Emporium for my birthday this year. That’s a book a month tailored to my tastes and hand picked by a member of staff. I’ve been so excited about this gift, and at the beginning of the month i got my first book in the post, Guard Your Heart by Sue Divin!

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Bookish Birthday Gifts – Mr B’s Emporium Series

Way back in February, it was my birthday, (there’s a reason i’m telling you all this now) which this year happened to be the month of lockdown. We all had to have a lockdown birthday at some point right? I spent the day with my family and boyfriend and had the most wonderful day honestly. I was also lucky enough to receive some bookish gifts…

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Let’s Talk About Women Don’t Owe You Pretty by Florence Given

This post isn’t necessarily going to be a review, however you might take some of my opinions to be a drastic ‘please don’t pick up this book!’ There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Florence Given recently, and whereas I’m not completely clued up on it, before this I had seen her book becoming more and more popular. When I found it on Kindle for 99p as opposed to the usual hardback price, i figured i’d give it a go.

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Rules For Being A Girl by Candace Bushnell & Katie Cotugno

In a time that feels particularly right, i recently picked up Rules For Being A Girl. I’ve had it sat on my shelf for some time, and i was drawn to it at the moment with everything happening surrounding women’s rights and safety. This story is a YA novel about a girl in a very different situation than is being discussed in the media at the moment. But the message is still incredibly important.

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February 2021 Wrap-Up

It’s reading wrap-up time of the month again. Last month i took a little more of a relaxed approach to the reading wrap-ups i was doing. Instead of giving you reviews of every book i had read, i wanted to just tell you what i read and wanted to discuss what i found most important. I think that’s the way forward, where really, i just want to document what i read this month.

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Feb 2021 LGBTQ+ Book Club – The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta

We’re back again with a round up of our latest LGBTQ+ Book Club! For our February book, we decided to read the YA verse novel, The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta. This was a really popularly liked book by everyone who attended. Read on to find out our thoughts as well as what we are reading for our March book club – anyone is welcome to join!

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